The Field Theory of Learning and Its Education Consequences
by George W. Hartmann - 1942
Field theory in its original and most universal meaning refers not primarily to a special system of psychology, but to a comprehensive world view that is essentially a physical philosophy of nature. Although many of the components of this thought pattern appear in the intellectual life of earlier centuries, this orientation did not mature in Europe, notably Germany, until the twentieth century and it has been effective in American psychological circles only since about 1920-25.
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